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Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach

  • Penn Museum 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

**This is a non-PACIE event. Please direct any questions to the sponsoring organization.**

Join the South Asia Center, Middle East Center and Penn Museum for the Brown Choices Program teacher training, “Engaging Students in International Issues: The Choices Approach.”

Saturday, April 8, 2017 8:30 am-3:00 pm
Penn Museum
3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cost: $145 per person. Thanks to the University of Pennsylvania’s South Asia Center and Middle East Center, the first 15 educators to register may do so at the subsidized rate of $95. Fee includes two Choices curriculum units, six Act 48 credits, lunch, and all workshop materials. Partial scholarships are available for preservice teachers.

Who Should Attend: History, civics, geography, government and other social studies teachers, as well as humanities teachers, are the target audience. Materials are appropriate for grades 7-12.

During the workshop, you will:

·         Be introduced to the Choices Program’s award-winning resources and approach to teaching about contested international issues;

·         Examine and work with the Choices units The Middle East in Transition: Questions for U.S. Policy and Indian Independence and the Question of Partition (provided);

·         Attend a special talk by Dr. Salam Al Kuntar, Associate Faculty and Co-Curator of the exhibit at Penn Museum. Participants will view the new exhibition,Protecting Cultural Heritage in Syria and Iraq, highlighting cultural heritage protection.

This is a participatory workshop, so come ready to be engaged and inspired! To register, please visit: choices.edu/pd/intro-workshops